An 18 slide editable PowerPoint template to use when teaching younger students about the structure and language features of personal recounts.
This PowerPoint presentation has been designed to teach your students about the text structure and language features of personal recounts, a form of recount writing. It addresses the following content:
- an overview of the purpose and types of recounts
- an explanation of personal recount structure, with annotated examples
- an explanation of personal recount language features, with annotated examples.
Activities for students, relating to personal recount structure and language features, are also included.
Download this resource as part of a larger resource pack or Unit Plan.
NSW Curriculum alignment
Uses basic grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary appropriate to the type of text when responding to and composing texts
Uses an increasing range of skills, strategies and knowledge to fluently read, view and comprehend a range of texts on increasingly challenging topics in different media and technologies
Identifies and compares different kinds of texts when reading and viewing and shows an understanding of purpose, audience and subject matter
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Understand that the purposes texts serve shape their structure in predictable ways
Understand that different types of texts have identifiable text structures and language features that help the text serve its purpose
Understand how different types of texts vary in use of language choices, depending on their purpose, audience and context, including tense and types of sentences
Australian Curriculum alignment
Understand that the purposes texts serve shape their structure in predictable waysElaborationsdiscussing and comparing the purposes of familiar texts drawn from local contexts and interests (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)becoming f...
Understand that different types of texts have identifiable text structures and language features that help the text serve its purposeElaborationsidentifying the topic and type of a text through its visual presentation, for example cover design, packa...
Understand how different types of texts vary in use of language choices, depending on their purpose and context (for example, tense and types of sentences)Elaborationsbecoming familiar with typical structural stages and language features of various t...
Understand how texts vary in complexity and technicality depending on the approach to the topic, the purpose and the intended audienceElaborationsbecoming familiar with the typical stages and language features of such text types as: simple narrative,...
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